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Nyhenflore Delva, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry (Dr. Anna Klinkova’s group), discusses her interest and research in sustainable Chemistry.
Juewen Liu and Linda Nazar have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2023 list from Clarivate.
Vasily Panferov is one of four recent recipients of the AMTD Waterloo Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Exploring new synthesis pathways to optical and magnetic lanthanide-based nanoparticles
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences
University of Ottawa
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
In-person: C2-361 (Reading Room)